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The Space Shuttle Endeavour slowly moves along city streets on a 160-wheeled carrier, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, in Los Angeles.

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The Space Shuttle Endeavour slowly moves along city streets on a 160-wheeled carrier, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, in Los Angeles.

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A welcome home sign is displayed on the turn as space shuttle Endeavour leaves a hanger at Los Angeles International Airport en route to the California Science Center in Los Angeles Friday, Oct. 12, 2012.

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The Space Shuttle Endeavour sits before it is moved along city streets, Friday, Oct.12, 2012, in Los Angeles.

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Spectators gather to watch the space shuttle Endeavour in Los Angeles, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012.

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A spectator takes pictures of Space Shuttle Endeavour as it is slowly moves along city streets on a 160-wheeled carrier, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, in Los Angeles.

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A China Eastern Airlines jet flies near the space shuttle Endeavour in Los Angeles, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012.

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The Space Shuttle Endeavour slowly moves along city streets on a 160-wheeled carrier, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, in Los Angeles.

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Vivianne Robinson Crowds poses in front of the Space Shuttle Endeavour before it is moved along city streets, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, in Los Angeles.

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Endeavour's two-day, 12-mile road trip to the California Science Center, where it will be put on display, kicked off early Friday. Rolled on a 160-wheeled carrier, it left from a hangar at the Los Angeles International Airport, passing diamond-shaped "Shuttle Xing" signs, and reached city streets about two hours later.

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Rolled on a 160-wheeled carrier, the shuttle left from a hangar at the Los Angeles International Airport, passing diamond-shaped "Shuttle Xing" signs, and reached city streets about two hours later.

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The space shuttle Endeavour sits in a strip mall as a Hawaiian Airlines jet approaches a runway at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. Endeavour's 12-mile road trip kicked off shortly before midnight Thursday as it moved from its hangar at the airport en route to the California Science Center, its ultimate destination.

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Spectators take pictures of Space Shuttle Endeavour as it is slowly moves along city streets, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, in Los Angeles. The shuttle is on its last mission ó a 12-mile creep through city streets ó on its way to the California Science Center in South Los Angeles where it will be put on display.

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Crowds line the streets of Los Angeles to get a up close view of the Space Shuttle Endeavour as it makes its way to the California Science Center early Friday morning, Oct. 12, 2012.

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The Space Shuttle Endeavour slowly moves along city streets on a 160-wheeled carrier in Los Angeles, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. Endeavour's 12-mile road trip kicked off shortly before midnight Thursday as it moved from its Los Angeles International Airport hangar en route to the California Science Center, its ultimate destination.

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Crowds gather to get a view of the parked space shuttle Endeavour in a parking lot in Los Angeles on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. Endeavour's 12-mile road trip kicked off shortly before midnight Thursday as it moved from its Los Angeles International Airport hangar en route to the California Science Center, its ultimate destination.

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Spectators gather to watch the space shuttle Endeavour make its way down Manchester Blvd. on a 160-wheeled carrier in Los Angeles, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. Endeavour's 12-mile road trip kicked off shortly before midnight Thursday as it moved from its Los Angeles International Airport hangar en route to the California Science Center, its ultimate destination.

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Crowds line the streets of Los Angeles to get a up close view of the Space Shuttle Endeavour as it makes its way to the California Science Center early Friday morning, Oct. 12, 2012.

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The Space Shuttle Endeavour slowly moves along city streets on a 160-wheeled carrier in Los Angeles, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. Endeavour's 12-mile road trip kicked off shortly before midnight Thursday as it moved from its Los Angeles International Airport hangar en route to the California Science Center, its ultimate destination.

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Vivianne Robinson, of Santa Monica, Calif., joins the crowds lining the streets of Los Angeles to get a up close view of the Space Shuttle Endeavour as it makes its way to the California Science Center early Friday morning, Oct. 12, 2012.

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Crowds line the streets of Los Angeles to get a up close view of the Space Shuttle Endeavour as it makes its way to the California Science Center early Friday morning, Oct. 12, 2012.

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Spectators gather to watch the space shuttle Endeavour make its way down Manchester Blvd. on a 160-wheeled carrier in Los Angeles, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. Endeavour's 12-mile road trip kicked off shortly before midnight Thursday as it moved from its Los Angeles International Airport hangar en route to the California Science Center, its ultimate destination.

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Spectators gather to watch the space shuttle Endeavour make its way down Manchester Blvd. in Los Angeles, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. Endeavour's 12-mile road trip kicked off shortly before midnight Thursday as it moved from its Los Angeles International Airport hangar en route to the California Science Center, its ultimate destination.

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Spectators watch as the Space Shuttle Endeavour slowly moves along city streets on a 160-wheeled carrier in Los Angeles, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. Endeavour's 12-mile road trip kicked off shortly before midnight Thursday as it moved from its Los Angeles International Airport hangar en route to the California Science Center, its ultimate destination.

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Spectators gather to watch the space shuttle Endeavour make its way down Manchester Blvd. in Los Angeles, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. Endeavour's 12-mile road trip kicked off shortly before midnight Thursday as it moved from its Los Angeles International Airport hangar en route to the California Science Center, its ultimate destination.

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Joseph Duffield, 26, of Venice, Calif. pretends to hold up the space shuttle Endeavour as he poses for photos in front of the parked shuttle in Los Angeles on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. Endeavour's 12-mile road trip kicked off shortly before midnight Thursday as it moved from its Los Angeles International Airport hangar en route to the California Science Center, its ultimate destination.

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Spectators gather to watch the space shuttle Endeavour make its way down Manchester Blvd. in Los Angeles, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. Endeavour's 12-mile road trip kicked off shortly before midnight Thursday as it moved from its Los Angeles International Airport hangar en route to the California Science Center, its ultimate destination.

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Construction workers watch as the Space Shuttle Endeavour moves along the street on a 160-wheeled carrier in Los Angeles, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. Endeavour's 12-mile road trip kicked off shortly before midnight Thursday as it moved from its Los Angeles International Airport hangar en route to the California Science Center, its ultimate destination.

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Spectators gather to watch the space shuttle Endeavour make its way down Manchester Blvd. in Los Angeles, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. Endeavour's 12-mile road trip kicked off shortly before midnight Thursday as it moved from its Los Angeles International Airport hangar en route to the California Science Center, its ultimate destination.

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Gallery posted: 10/12/2012 8:26 PM

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Images of the space shuttle Endeavour's 12-mile road trip from its Los Angeles International Airport hangar en route to the California Science Center, its ultimate destination. Crowds gathered as the behemoth craft moved over the streets of L.A. on an 160-wheeled carrier.
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